$25 Million Dollar Hoax Starring Chrissy Sanford Country of origin United States No. of episodes 3 Executive producers Ben Silverman Scott Hallock Kevin Healey Stuart Krasnow  Running time 60 minutes Production companies Hallock-Healey Entertainment Krasnow Productions Reveille Productions  Original network NBC  Original release November 8 – November 22, 2004 is an unscripted $25 Million Dollar Hoax television series that was originally shown on American network NBC in November 2004.
The series is noted to be similar in style to
FOX's My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance, which aired in 2003. It is based on a  United Kingdom show titled The Million Pound Hoax, broadcast on  Sky One earlier that year.
Synopsis [ ]
In the series, daughter Chrissy Sanford plays a
hoax on her family by convincing them she had won a $25,000,000 lottery prize through the internet, and that it had changed her from a sweet girl into a spend-a-holic. 
 $25 Million Dollar Hoax contained guest appearances by Ed McMahon, George Gray, and N*SYNC's Lance Bass.
Chrissy successfully pulled off the hoax, which won her and her family over $400,000 in cash and prizes.
Cast [ ]
Chrissy Sanford – As herself
Guy Sanford (father) – As himself
Lois Sanford (mother) – As herself
Paul Sanford (brother) – As himself
Eric Sanford (brother) – As himself
Andrew Sanford (brother) – As himself
David Sanford (brother) – As himself
Phillip Sanford (brother) – As himself
Matthew Sanford (brother) – As himself
Jameson Karns (friend) – As himself
Ed McMahon – As himself
George Gray – As himself
Lance Bass – As himself
Overseas broadcasts [ ]
References [ ]
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Mills, Warren (November 8, 2004). "$25 Million Dollar Hoax". WTHR . Retrieved . November 26, 2019
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"NBC to air a 'Fiance'-like '$25 Million Dollar Hoax' series beginning November 8". Reality TV World. October 18, 2004 . Retrieved . November 26, 2019
"Latest reality TV stunt stars lottery hoaxer". BreakingNews.ie. April 24, 2004 . Retrieved . November 26, 2019
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"The $25 Million Dollar Hoax". . May 25, 2005 The Sydney Morning Herald . Retrieved . November 26, 2019
"Global premieres $25 Million Dollar Hoax reality show". Media In Canada. October 28, 2004 . Retrieved . November 26, 2019
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